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@BOS
3
1
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@CHW
5
6
 
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@CLE
4
9
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@DET
1
2
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@WSA
8
0
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@CIN
10
7
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@LAD
3
4
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@MLN
3
9
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@PIT
1
5
Saturday, June 3, 1961,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 3,134, Time of Game: 2:30
Angels
4
16-28
 Lost 3 
10th, 13½ GB
at Indians
9
28-17
 Won 4 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Mudcat Grant (6-0)
L: Art Fowler (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Angels          0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  1    4  7  4
Indians         0  0  0   0  2  3   4  0  X    9  9  1

Los Angeles Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Aspromonte 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .209 .585 0.072 0.50 0.082 -0.010 0.5 2 2 2B
Lee Thomas RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .274 .743 0.056 0.78 0.096 -0.040 0.3 3 0
Leon Wagner LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .290 .923 0.121 0.83 0.173 -0.052 1.6 0 0 HR
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .261 .861 -0.042 0.51 0.007 -0.049 0.1 9 0
Ken Hunt CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .294 .921 0.011 0.50 0.038 -0.026 -0.4 4 0
Earl Averill C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .292 .987 -0.085 0.87 0.000 -0.085 -1.3 5 1
Gene Leek 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .265 .704 -0.059 0.64 0.002 -0.061 0.4 0 1
Rocky Bridges SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .602 -0.047 0.44 0.000 -0.047 -0.9 1 3
Art Fowler P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.037 0.72 0.000 -0.037 -0.5 0 2
   Ted Bowsfield P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Morgan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Yost PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .330 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
   Ned Garver P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
Team Totals 34 4 7 3 1 4 .206 .552 -0.013 0.62 0.398 -0.410 -0.4 24 12
2B: K Aspromonte (6, off M Grant).
HR: L Wagner (10, off M Grant; 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: L Wagner 5; K Aspromonte 2; T Kluszewski; G Leek; L Thomas; K Hunt.
RBI: L Wagner 2 (25); G Leek (17).
2-out RBI: G Leek.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Aspromonte-R Bridges-T Kluszewski.
PB: E Averill (10).
E: K Aspromonte (10); K Hunt 2 (6); L Thomas (3).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 4 0 1 1 1 0 .329 .818 0.201 0.89 0.224 -0.022 1.5 1 0 2B,SB
Jim Piersall CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .347 .864 -0.041 1.14 0.015 -0.056 -0.1 4 0
   Don Dillard CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .799 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Tito Francona LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 .298 .763 -0.045 0.97 0.019 -0.064 -0.5 2 0 SH
Vic Power 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .293 .744 -0.074 1.02 0.034 -0.108 -0.6 8 1
   Bob Hale 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .580 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Kirkland RF 3 1 1 0 0 2 .250 .662 0.055 1.26 0.109 -0.054 0.1 1 0 2B
   Chuck Essegian PH-RF 0 1 0 0 1 0 .381 1.016 0.024 0.82 0.024 0.000 0.7 0 0
John Romano C 2 1 1 1 1 0 .338 1.007 0.068 1.18 0.091 -0.023 0.4 5 0 SF
Woodie Held SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 .278 .819 0.011 1.48 0.039 -0.028 0.2 4 6 SH
Bubba Phillips 3B 4 2 2 5 0 0 .268 .717 0.289 1.21 0.379 -0.090 3.9 1 1 HR,GDP
Mudcat Grant P 3 1 0 0 1 2 .192 .521 -0.002 0.68 0.031 -0.033 -0.5 1 2
Team Totals 31 9 9 8 6 6 .290 .846 0.486 1.04 0.965 -0.478 5.1 27 10
2B: J Temple (9, off A Fowler); W Kirkland (7, off A Fowler).
HR: B Phillips (5, off A Fowler; 6th inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SF: J Romano (2, off T Bowsfield).
SH: W Held (2, off A Fowler); T Francona (5, off T Bowsfield).
TB: B Phillips 5; W Kirkland 2; J Temple 2; V Power 2; T Francona; J Piersall; J Romano.
GIDP: B Phillips (5).
RBI: B Phillips 5 (27); J Romano (31); J Piersall (19); J Temple (15).
2-out RBI: B Phillips 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: W Kirkland (4).
Baserunning
SB: J Temple (1, 2nd base off A Fowler/E Averill).

Los Angeles Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Fowler, L (0-1) 6 6 6 4 4 5 1 4.38 29 41 -0.401 1.32 -2.4
Ted Bowsfield 0.2 1 3 2 2 0 0 4.02 5 1 1 -0.042 0.70 -0.9
Tom Morgan 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.44 2 3 3 -0.044 0.23 -2.2
Ned Garver 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.67 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 9 6 6 6 1 6.75 40 41 4 4 -0.487 1.04 -5.1
A Fowler faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, W (6-0) 9 7 4 4 1 4 1 3.50 35 60 0.013 0.62 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 1 4 1 4.00 35 60 0.013 0.62 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Sam Carrigan, 3B - Cal Drummond.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Angels         Cleveland Indians
1 Ken Aspromonte 2B 1 Johnny Temple 2B
2 Lee Thomas RF 2 Jim Piersall CF
3 Leon Wagner LF 3 Tito Francona LF
4 Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 Vic Power 1B
5 Ken Hunt CF 5 Willie Kirkland RF
6 Earl Averill C 6 John Romano C
7 Gene Leek 3B 7 Woodie Held SS
8 Rocky Bridges SS 8 Bubba Phillips 3B
9 Art Fowler P 9 Mudcat Grant P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-3 1 -23 RRR CLE B. Phillips A. Fowler 29% 84% Home Run (Deep LF); Kirkland Scores; Romano Scores
b5 0-3 1 12- R CLE J. Temple A. Fowler 17% 41% Double to LF; Phillips Scores/unER; Grant to 3B
t3 1-0 1 1-- RR LAA L. Wagner M. Grant -17% 21% Home Run (Deep RF); Thomas Scores
b6 2-3 0 --- CLE W. Kirkland A. Fowler 11% 50% Double to RF
t3 0-0 1 -2- R LAA L. Thomas M. Grant -10% 38% Single to RF; Aspromonte Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- LAA K. Aspromonte M. Grant -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O LAA L. Thomas M. Grant 3% 50% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 1-- O LAA L. Wagner M. Grant 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O LAA T. Kluszewski M. Grant 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Art Fowler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Temple A. Fowler 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Piersall A. Fowler -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE T. Francona A. Fowler 2% 57% Temple Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE T. Francona A. Fowler -3% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 -2- O CLE V. Power A. Fowler -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- LAA K. Hunt M. Grant -4% 46% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O LAA E. Averill M. Grant 4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- O LAA G. Leek M. Grant 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O LAA R. Bridges M. Grant 2% 55% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Art Fowler facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kirkland A. Fowler -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Romano A. Fowler 3% 55% Single to LF
b2 0-0 1 1-- CLE W. Held A. Fowler 4% 59% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Romano to 2B; Held to 1B
b2 0-0 1 12- OO CLE B. Phillips A. Fowler -9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Angels 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O LAA A. Fowler M. Grant 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- LAA K. Aspromonte M. Grant -5% 48% Double to LF
t3 0-0 1 -2- R LAA L. Thomas M. Grant -10% 38% Single to RF; Aspromonte Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI
t3 1-0 1 1-- RR LAA L. Wagner M. Grant -17% 21% Home Run (Deep RF); Thomas Scores
t3 3-0 1 --- O LAA T. Kluszewski M. Grant 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 3-0 2 --- O LAA K. Hunt M. Grant 1% 23% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Art Fowler facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O CLE M. Grant A. Fowler -2% 21% Strikeout (C-1B)
b3 0-3 1 --- O CLE J. Temple A. Fowler -2% 19% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O CLE J. Piersall A. Fowler -1% 18% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O LAA E. Averill M. Grant 1% 19% Strikeout
t4 3-0 1 --- O LAA G. Leek M. Grant 1% 20% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- O LAA R. Bridges M. Grant 1% 21% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Art Fowler facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O CLE T. Francona A. Fowler -2% 18% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-3 1 --- CLE V. Power A. Fowler 3% 21% Single to RF
b4 0-3 1 1-- O CLE W. Kirkland A. Fowler -3% 18% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Romano A. Fowler -2% 16% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- O LAA A. Fowler M. Grant 1% 17% Flyball: RF
t5 3-0 1 --- O LAA K. Aspromonte M. Grant 1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-0 2 --- O LAA L. Thomas M. Grant 1% 18% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Angels' Art Fowler facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- O CLE W. Held A. Fowler -3% 16% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- CLE B. Phillips A. Fowler 4% 20% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Phillips to 2B
b5 0-3 1 -2- CLE M. Grant A. Fowler 3% 23% Walk
b5 0-3 1 12- R CLE J. Temple A. Fowler 17% 41% Double to LF; Phillips Scores/unER; Grant to 3B
b5 1-3 1 -23 RO CLE J. Piersall A. Fowler -1% 39% Groundout: P-1B; Grant Scores/unER; Temple to 3B
b5 2-3 2 --3 CLE T. Francona A. Fowler 2% 41% Walk
b5 2-3 2 1-3 O CLE V. Power A. Fowler -8% 34% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
t6 3-2 0 --- O LAA L. Wagner M. Grant 2% 36% Flyball: CF
t6 3-2 1 --- O LAA T. Kluszewski M. Grant 2% 38% Popfly: SS
t6 3-2 2 --- O LAA K. Hunt M. Grant 1% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Angels' Art Fowler facing 5-6-7
b6 2-3 0 --- CLE W. Kirkland A. Fowler 11% 50% Double to RF
b6 2-3 0 -2- CLE J. Romano A. Fowler 5% 55% Walk
b6 2-3 0 12- O CLE W. Held A. Fowler -0% 55% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Kirkland to 3B; Romano to 2B
b6 2-3 1 -23 RRR CLE B. Phillips A. Fowler 29% 84% Home Run (Deep LF); Kirkland Scores; Romano Scores
b6 5-3 1 --- O CLE M. Grant A. Fowler -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 5-3 2 --- O CLE J. Temple A. Fowler -1% 82% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t7 3-5 0 --- O LAA E. Averill M. Grant 3% 85% Popfly: 2B
t7 3-5 1 --- O LAA G. Leek M. Grant 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-5 2 --- O LAA R. Bridges M. Grant 1% 89% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Angels' Art Fowler facing 2-3-4
b7 5-3 0 --- CLE J. Piersall A. Fowler 2% 91% Single to RF
Ted Bowsfield replaces Art Fowler pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-3 0 1-- O CLE T. Francona T. Bowsfield -1% 90% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Piersall to 2B
b7 5-3 1 -2- CLE V. Power T. Bowsfield 1% 91% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Piersall stays at 2B
Chuck Essegian pinch hits for Willie Kirkland (RF) batting 5th
b7 5-3 1 12- CLE C. Essegian T. Bowsfield 2% 93% Walk; Piersall to 3B; Power to 2B
b7 5-3 1 123 RO CLE J. Romano T. Bowsfield 2% 95% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Piersall Scores; Power to 3B; Essegian to 2B/Adv on E9 (throw)
b7 6-3 2 -23 CLE W. Held T. Bowsfield 0% 95% Walk
Tom Morgan replaces Ted Bowsfield pitching and batting 9th
b7 6-3 2 123 RRR CLE B. Phillips T. Morgan 4% 99% Single to CF; Power Scores; Essegian Scores/unER; Held Scores/Adv on E8
b7 9-3 2 1-- CLE M. Grant T. Morgan 0% 99% Passed Ball; Phillips to 2B
b7 9-3 2 -2- O CLE M. Grant T. Morgan -0% 99% Strikeout
4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 9.
Top of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-9, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
Don Dillard replaces Jim Piersall playing CF batting 2nd
Chuck Essegian moves from PH to RF
Eddie Yost pinch hits for Tom Morgan (P) batting 9th
t8 3-9 0 --- O LAA E. Yost M. Grant 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t8 3-9 1 --- O LAA K. Aspromonte M. Grant 0% 100% Popfly: SS
t8 3-9 2 --- O LAA L. Thomas M. Grant 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 9-3, Angels' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
Ned Garver replaces Eddie Yost (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 9-3 0 --- O CLE J. Temple N. Garver -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 9-3 1 --- O CLE D. Dillard N. Garver -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 9-3 2 --- CLE T. Francona N. Garver 0% 100% Single to CF
b8 9-3 2 1-- O CLE V. Power N. Garver -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Angels 3, Indians 9.
Top of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-9, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
Bob Hale replaces Vic Power playing 1B batting 4th
t9 3-9 0 --- LAA L. Wagner M. Grant -0% 99% Single to RF
t9 3-9 0 1-- LAA T. Kluszewski M. Grant -1% 99% Single to RF; Wagner to 2B
t9 3-9 0 12- O LAA K. Hunt M. Grant 1% 100% Popfly: SS
t9 3-9 1 12- O LAA E. Averill M. Grant 0% 100% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B; Kluszewski to 2B
t9 3-9 2 12- R LAA G. Leek M. Grant -0% 100% Single to RF; Kluszewski Scores; Averill to 2B
t9 4-9 2 12- O LAA R. Bridges M. Grant 0% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Angels 4, Indians 9.

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